Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 132 101
Rank change year-on-year +53 -31 -4
Contract jobs citing LAN 43 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.18% 0.99% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.84% 11.11% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 18
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +17.22% -2.50%
10th Percentile £210 £226 £267
90th Percentile £575 £688 £524
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Leeds median hourly rate £11.16 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.68% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.16 £14.38 £11.25
% change year-on-year -22.37% +27.78% -47.06%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 241 225 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.20% 8.90% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 136 141
Leeds median daily rate £450 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +13.10% +1.82%
10th Percentile £255 £313 £263
90th Percentile £583 £575 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £446 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +1.94% +6.71% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Leeds median hourly rate £11.16 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.24% +2.00% +135.85%
10th Percentile £10.50 £16.35 £14.80
90th Percentile £28.25 £47.75 £35.35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £16.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% -14.74% +58.33%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for LAN.

1 35 (81.40%) WAN
2 22 (51.16%) Firewall
3 17 (39.53%) Cisco
4 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
5 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
6 14 (32.56%) Windows
6 14 (32.56%) VoIP
7 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (25.58%) CCNP
10 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
10 10 (23.26%) ITIL
10 10 (23.26%) WLAN
10 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (20.93%) Office 365
11 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
11 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (18.60%) Network Security
12 8 (18.60%) DNS
12 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
13 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (16.28%) Change Management
13 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (16.28%) VMware
14 6 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (13.95%) Wireless
14 6 (13.95%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (20.93%) Office 365
4 5 (11.63%) PaaS
5 4 (9.30%) IaaS
5 4 (9.30%) SaaS
6 3 (6.98%) Mimecast
7 1 (2.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (2.33%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (81.40%) WAN
2 22 (51.16%) Firewall
3 14 (32.56%) VoIP
4 10 (23.26%) WLAN
5 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (18.60%) DNS
6 8 (18.60%) Network Security
7 6 (13.95%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (13.95%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (13.95%) Unified Communications
7 6 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (13.95%) Wireless
8 5 (11.63%) MPLS
9 4 (9.30%) DHCP
9 4 (9.30%) SAN
9 4 (9.30%) VPN
10 3 (6.98%) ADSL
10 3 (6.98%) FTP
10 3 (6.98%) OSPF
10 3 (6.98%) PBX
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Architect
2 10 (23.26%) Network Architect
2 10 (23.26%) Network Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) NHS
2 4 (9.30%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.98%) Handset
3 3 (6.98%) IVR
3 3 (6.98%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
4 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
6 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.98%) Windows NT
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Change Management
3 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.95%) Network Architecture
4 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (11.63%) Network Management
4 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.30%) Preventative Maintenance
6 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
6 3 (6.98%) Security Patching
6 3 (6.98%) Server Hardening
6 3 (6.98%) Service Design
6 3 (6.98%) Software Deployment
6 3 (6.98%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.58%) CCNP
3 5 (11.63%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) CCDA
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.65%) CCIE
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) KVM
3 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
1 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
1 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
4 7 (16.28%) VMware
5 5 (11.63%) HP
6 4 (9.30%) F5
7 3 (6.98%) Avaya
7 3 (6.98%) Forcepoint
7 3 (6.98%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.98%) Sophos
7 3 (6.98%) Verint
8 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.33%) Citrix
9 1 (2.33%) ConnectWise
9 1 (2.33%) Dell
9 1 (2.33%) EMC
9 1 (2.33%) Mitel
9 1 (2.33%) NetApp
9 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.33%) Veeam